Centennial Awards Gala

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On Saturday, April 21, over 1,100 guests attended the Centennial Awards Gala to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting and River Valleys’ 100 Centennial Honorees and three Honorable MENtions. It was a beautiful, emotional and inspirational evening in which the Girl Scout spirit shone brightly. The event was emceed by Robyne Robinson and featured speakers […]

Local Girl Scout Led Robotics Team to Regional Award

Girl Scouts Taylor (middle) and Ryan (right) with their mother and Girl Scout volunteer, Tammy (left).

Local Girl Scout Taylor led her robotics team to the top at FIRST’s Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional competition. Her team, Stampede Robotics, based at Breck in Minneapolis, MN, was awarded the Regional Chairman’s Award, advancing them to the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO, where they will compete against teams from around the world. Check […]

ConnectZ Cookie Manager — Troop Level Needed

Girl Scout ConnectZ is a new initiative to reach under-served girls by partnering with school districts and community organizations to have River Valleys’ staff and volunteers deliver  the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls. Partner with one of River Valleys’ ConnectZ troops in implementing the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity. Coach girls in goal development, […]

What Activities Are Not Approved in Safety-Wise?

The following activities are never allowed for any Girl Scout: Potentially uncontrolled free-falling (bungee jumping, hang gliding, parachuting, parasailing and trampolining) Shooting a projectile at another person (such as paintball) Flying in noncommercial aircraft, such as small private planes, helicopters, sailplanes, untethered hot-air balloons and blimps Creating extreme variations of approved activities (such as high-altitude […]